JACKSON, MS. (Belhaven Sports Information) - The Belhaven baseball team kicked off the 2012 season with a 4-0 victory over Blue Mountain College Friday at Smith-Wills Stadium.
Geoffrey Thomas made his Blazer debut on the mound and earned the win, tossing six shutout innings allowing just one hit while striking out five.
Belhaven (1-0) scored solo runs in four consecutive innings beginning in the second on a solo home run by Jason Hicks.
Anthony Doss collected an RBI double in the third, Jamie Bruno doubled home a run in the fourth, and Bud Britt had an RBI single in the fifth.
The Blazers had one multi hit game today and that was turned in by Ryan Saunders who went 2 for 3.
Tyler Wrinkle went 1 for 1 with three walks.
Matthew Shaw pitched two scoreless innings in relief and Robert Marzoni closed the game in the ninth, combining with Thomas for the shutout.
(COURTESY: BELHAVEN SPORTS INFORMATION)